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Kelp

The swaying and winding of kelp in the ocean currents has an entrancing, hypnotic quality that would be the envy of the... Read More

Blades

Blade The expanded part of a leaf or... Read More

Intercalary meristem

Definition noun, plural: intercalary meristems (botany) A type of meristematic tissue at the base of nodes and leaf blades... Read More

Seaweed

A seaweed refers to any of the macroscopic marine algae. They include the conspicuous, multicellular algal species of... Read More

Macrophytes

Introduction    Examples of Macrophytes. (Source: Canada's AquaticEnvironments) ... Read More

Turbine

turbine A machine for converting the heat energy in steam or high temperature gas into mechanical energy. In a turbine, a... Read More

Takahē (Porphyrio hochstetteri)

By: Maria Victoria Gonzaga Previously, we've seen the different animals endemic to New Zealand. Due to the... Read More

Kelp

Definition noun, plural: kelps A brown seaweed of the order Laminariales Supplement The kelp is a brown seaweed... Read More

Protist

Protist Definition What is a protist? All protists are eukaryotes, i.e. organisms with the nucleus. However, they are... Read More

Baleen

Baleen (Science: zoology) plates or blades of whalebone, from two to twelve feet long, and sometimes a foot wide, which in... Read More

Scapulalgia

scapulalgia Rarely used term meaning pain in the shoulder blades. Synonym: scapulodynia. Origin: scapula - G. Algos,... Read More

Nonfenestrated forceps

nonfenestrated forceps (Science: instrument) obstetrical forceps without openings in the blades, thus facilitating rotation... Read More

Scissors

scissors A cutting instrument resembling shears, but smaller, consisting of two cutting blades with handles, movable on a... Read More

Fork

Fork 1. An instrument consisting consisting of a handle with a shank terminating in two or more prongs or tines, which are... Read More

Gullet

Gullet 1. (Science: anatomy) The tube by which food and drink are carried from the pharynx to the stomach; the... Read More

Shearing

Shearing 1. The act or operation of clipping with shears or a shearing machine, as the wool from sheep, or the nap from... Read More

Shear

shear 1. To cut, clip, or sever anything from with shears or a like instrument; as, to shear sheep; to shear cloth. It is... Read More

Ginger

Ginger Definition In botany, ginger is a plant of the genus Zingiber. The scientific name is Zingiber officinale. It is a... Read More

Screw

screw 1. To turn, as a screw; to apply a screw to; to press, fasten, or make firm, by means of a screw or screws; as, to... Read More

Bladder

Definition noun, plural: bladders (1) (anatomy) A distensible membranous sac or organ that can hold liquid or gas (2)... Read More